What would January be without the proverbial New Year’s resolutions? Some vow to hit the gym and slim down. Others resolve to enjoy life more. According to the New York Times, four out of five people break their resolutions because the goals represent a general desire rather than a goal. Read on for some […]
A couple of weeks ago I got the diet death sentence. As many of you know I have some issues with being hypoglycemic. Lately, I have been having stomach aches and my colon is acting up again. During a recent check-up, I was diagnosed as having a leaky gut . So, my doctor put me on a […]
The Toxic Substance Control Act celebrated its 37 year old birthday recently. During its life it hasn’t been amended or modified. How many other laws can make this claim? Worse yet, since its inception 80,000 chemicals have freely passed into our lives with little or no scrutiny. Although some would say that we live a […]
Be sure to enter the Giveaway below!! Let’s face it. Life is tiring. And it doesn’t help when the “M” word evades your life. Yes, awful peri-menopause, where your body doesn’t know if it is coming or going. Or perhaps, you have reached the final plateau of no return like me–menopause–where you feel like a […]
I literally spent an hour reading EWG’s Guide to Better Bug Repellents. The report was a wake up call for me. Sure, I know certain mosquitoes and ticks bites can be dangerous. However, I learned my botanical bug sprays may not keep me safe from bugs that cause West Nile virus and Lyme disease.
The setting: Las Vegas. The event: the featherweight bottle boxing championship of the world. The reigning champ, the ever popular, convenient Plastic Water Bottle, versus the durable stainless steel Klean Kanteen Reusable Water Bottle. (Think Rocky Balboa vs Apollo Creed) During the training sessions, the Reusable Water Bottle is nimble and strong as a bull showing […]
Before I went to Ford this winter, I was fighting the beginnings of a cold. The thought of flying with a head cold to Detroit in the middle of January wasn’t really appealing. I turned to my tried and true remedy which banishes colds as fast as they show up. And my cold was gone. My secret? […]
Toxic chemicals and I don’t get along. Our relationship is fraught with disappointment, anger, and confusion. Confused that the government doesn’t require proof of safety before chemicals are introduced to the market thanks to the outdated Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA). Angry because my children suffer from all these chemicals. Disappointed that no one is protecting […]